First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)

Data as of Jan 23
 +0.57 / +0.52%
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Investment Objective

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is an equal-dollar weighted index designed to measure the performance of a cross section of companies in the biotechnology industry that are primarily involved in the use of biological processes to develop products or provide services. The fund is non-diversified.

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1 month+4.71% 3 years+43.09%
3 months+17.62% 5 years+30.22%
1 year+40.45% Since inception+21.97%
Data through 01/23/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$108.94
Open day’s range108.20 – 109.65
Net asset value (NAV)108.85 (01/22/2015)
Daily volume206,213
Average volume (3 months)194,737
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 01/23/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Health ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+30.22%+22.29%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.61%0.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.211.44
Net assets$2.1B$1.5B
Average market cap$10.0B$34.2B
Average P/E27.625.1
Dividend / Share--0.21%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
ISIS Isis Pharmaceuticals4.50%
-- Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc4.45%
INCY Incyte Corp Ltd4.24%
NPSP NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc3.95%
ALKS Alkermes PLC3.92%
CELG Celgene Corp3.75%
BMRN Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc3.73%
NKTR Nektar Therapeutics Inc3.60%
AMGN Amgen Inc3.50%
EXAS Exact Sciences Corp3.49%

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